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Hugh Hefner’s neighbor is buying the Playboy Mansion in LA

Buyer plans to combine two properties into massive estate
Hefner and the Playboy Mansion

Hefner and the Playboy Mansion

From the Los Angeles website: It’s the end of an era.

The Playboy Mansion, a massive estate in Holmby Hills and the bawdy cultural vestige of simpler, pre-internet times, is reportedly in contract to be sold. The buyer is Daren Metropoulos, a principal at the Twinkie-owning private equity firm Metropoulos & Company.  He owns the property next door, the Wall Street Journal reported. [more]